Prof. Sherif is an Associate Professor of Electrical and Computer Engineering, University of Manitoba, he is also a Core faculty member and a member at Large of the Executive Committee, Biomedical Engineering Program, University of Manitoba. His research areas cover Optical Imaging, Statistical Signal and Image Processing. With the experience in both academic research and industrial R&D environments, Prof. Sherif has authored and co-authored over 110 scientific publications, he supervised research of 80 undergraduate, graduate students and postdoc fellows. He is a member of graduate advisory committees of 43 students, an external examiner of 3 national and 4 international Ph.D. theses. Prof. Sherif delivered 34 invited talks in Manitoba (12), Canada (5) and International (17) and an invited course on Advanced Signal Processing (15 hours), Egypt. He is the owner of 4 patents, one licenced to OmniVision CDM Optics, Inc., Boulder, Colorado, USA. With over 17 years teaching experience in higher education (3 teaching awards), he introduced and taught 2 new undergraduate (including labs) courses, and 6 new graduate courses, at U. Manitoba. Also, he developed and taught new labs for an existing undergraduate class. Prof. Sherif supports extensive collaboration with Academia, Government and Industry, has international consulting experience (Australia) and a research collaboration with groups in USA, Brazil, Thailand and UK. He was leading a 3-year optical coherence tomography-related research project in China through a prestigious travel grant from the Chinese Recruitment Program of High-end Foreign Experts program (on hold because of Covid-19). Besides, Prof. Sherif is an Adjunct Professor, Electrical and Comp. Eng. North Dakota State University, USA. He received two research related awards, Innovate Manitoba and University of Kent, UK. He also had academic visiting positions at Imperial College London, UK and University of Arizona. Finally, he is a Professional Engineer, P. Eng., Manitoba and a senior member, Optical Society of America.